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Cook's Country Previous Broadcasts

Pork and Pierogi (Episode #1001H)

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Host Julia Collin Davison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to prepare a show-stopping special occasion cider-braised pork roast. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a sauerkraut tasting. Test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to a Pittsburg regional specialty, potato-cheddar pierogi.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

All Wrapped Up (Episode #909H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate bacon-wrapped meatloaf. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of salted butter. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for vacuum sealers. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making chicken baked in foil with sweet potato and radish.

A Taste of Tennessee (Episode #906H)

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Tennessee pulled pork sandwiches on hoecakes. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of shredded coconut. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the ultimate French coconut pie at home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Bringing Home Tex-Mex Favorites (Episode #812H)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Tex-Mex cheese enchiladas at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of corn tortillas. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for tortilla keepers. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer uncovers the secrets to making perfect huevos rancheros.

Latin Heat (Episode #908H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional recipe, puffy tacos, at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tortilla chips. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer reveals the secrets to perfect chicken chilaquiles.

Surf and Turf Goes Regional (Episode #904H)

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make cedar-planked salmon with cucumber-yogurt sauce at home. Then, test cook Christie Morrison reveals the steps for lemon and herb red potato salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried unveils his top picks for insulated food carriers. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to grilled sugar steak.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Grilled Salmon and Stuffed Tomatoes (Episode #811H)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making the best grilled salmon steaks with lemon-caper sauce. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for tomato coring tools. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of bread crumbs. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows Chris how to make stuffed tomatoes at home.

The Devil Made Me Do It (Episode #907H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect grilled chicken diavolo. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for water bottles. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of hard cider. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the ultimate deviled beef short ribs.

Picnic Game Changers (Episode #902H)

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 12, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate ranch rried chicken at home. Then, test cook Ashley Moore shares the steps for five easy tuna salads. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for potholders. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect husk-grilled corn.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 12, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Simplified Showstoppers (Episode #810H)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate one-pan prime rib and roasted vegetables. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of frozen dinner rolls. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe for blitz torte.

A Taste of Tennessee (Episode #906H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Tennessee pulled pork sandwiches on hoecakes. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of shredded coconut. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the ultimate French coconut pie at home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Muffins and Doughnuts Get A Makeover (Episode #802H)

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 5, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Host Christopher Kimball visits the Dorset Union Store in Dorset, Vermont, where doughnuts are baked fresh daily. Then, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making easier muffin tin doughnuts. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of grapefruit juice. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for pod coffee makers. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make whole-wheat blueberry muffins.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 5, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Southern Comfort (Episode #809H)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional recipe, Delta hot Tamales at home. Then, Chris shares a test kitchen tip for taking the bite out of garlic. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to another regional specialty, Charleston shrimp perloo.

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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